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Ultrasound Systems - Current And Future Players

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Ultrasound Systems - Current and Future Players


Ultrasound systems are widely used to achieve early detection and clinical assessment, providing non- radioactive, cost-effective diagnostic ultrasound imaging in a variety of clinical settings. With the growth of the elderly population and rising prevalence of diseases worldwide, the need for ultrasound systems is growing consistently. Real-time 3D/4D ultrasound systems lead the ultrasound devices market with a steady growth, due to their effective functionalities and advanced features. Meanwhile, 3D ultrasound systems draw a respectable portion of revenue of the ultrasound business due to cost-effective offerings. The market for 2D ultrasound systems is mainly driven by rural and remote areas with low economic resources. Additionally, today’s handheld ultrasound systems with better image quality and more advanced modes have consistently gained acceptance. Due to their reduced size and ease of use, handheld systems play an important role in the point-of-care market and can be used by healthcare personnel other than radiologists. These systems are expected to drive the ultrasound devices market to new heights.

The report provides up-to-date information and in-depth analysis on the key players that shape the global ultrasound systems market. The report also includes analysis of company profiles, industry trends, and corporate strategy. This report is built using data and information sourced from secondary sources and primary research survey and interviews with Key Opinion Leaders.

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- Investigation of current and future market competition in the ultrasound systems market.
- Competitive Assessment including product profiles.
- Pipeline Assessment of emerging technology.
- Coverage of key market players, which includes company profiles, business descriptions, financial overviews, portfolio assessments, and SWOT analyses.
- Strategic Assessment of the market through market impact analysis, future market scenario, and company analysis.

Reasons to buy

- Gain a high level view of the trends shaping and driving the ultrasound systems market.
- Assess competitiveness of products in market by understanding the strengths and weaknesses of current competition.
- Drive revenues, formulate effective sales and marketing strategies, and gain in-depth understanding of the competitive landscape.
- Create an effective counter-strategy to gain a competitive advantage against those currently in the market.

1 Table of Contents
1 Table of Contents 1
1.1 List of Tables 5
1.2 List of Figures 7
2 Introduction 13
2.1 Catalyst 13
2.2 Related Reports 13
2.3 Technology Overview 14
2.3.1 A-Mode 16
2.3.2 2D Ultrasound 16
2.3.3 M-Mode 17
2.3.4 Doppler Mode 17
2.3.5 3D Ultrasound 18
2.3.6 Real-Time 3D/4D Ultrasound 19
3 Market Access 19
3.1 Reimbursement 19
3.1.1 North America 20
3.1.2 Europe 21
3.1.3 Asia-Pacific 22
3.1.4 South America 24
3.1.5 Middle East and Africa 25
3.2 Regulatory Issues/Recalls 26
3.3 M&A/Key Partnerships 28
4 Unmet Needs 29
4.1 Overview 29
4.2 Instrumentation Improvement 30
4.3 Inter-Instrument Variability 31
4.4 Ultrasound Remains Significantly Operator-Dependent 32
5 Competitive Assessment 34
5.1 Major Players 34
5.1.1 GE Healthcare Limited 34
5.1.2 Siemens Healthcare GmbH 37
5.1.3 Philips Healthcare 39
5.1.4 Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation 42
5.1.5 Analogic Corporation 44
5.1.6 Esaote S.p.A. 47
5.1.7 Fujifilm Holdings Corporation 49
5.1.8 Hitachi, Ltd. 52
5.1.9 Mindray Medical International Limited 55
5.1.10 Samsung Medison Co. Ltd. 58
5.2 Pipeline Products Assessment 61
5.3 Clinical Trials 63
5.4 Company Share Analysis 66
5.4.1 Global 66
5.4.2 North America 68
5.4.3 Europe 69
5.4.4 Asia-Pacific 71
5.4.5 South America, Middle East, and Africa 72
6 Appendix 124
6.1 Bibliography 138
6.2 Abbreviations 141
6.3 Methodology 143
6.3.1 Overview 143
6.3.2 Coverage 143
6.3.3 Secondary Research 143
6.4 Forecasting Methodology 144
6.5 Primary Research Efforts 144
6.6 About the Authors 144
6.6.1 Tina Deng, MSc, MBS, Analyst, Medical Devices 144
6.6.2 Sarah Janer, Analyst - Medical Devices 145
6.6.3 Linda Tian, MSc, Managing Analyst, Medical Devices 145
6.6.4 Tyler Fletcher, Global Head of Medical Devices 145
6.7 About GlobalData 146
6.8 Contact Us 146
6.9 Disclaimer 146

1.2 List of Figures
Figure 1: Global Company Share for Ultrasound Systems, 2016 68
Figure 2: North America Share for Ultrasound Systems, 2016 69
Figure 3: 5EU Share for Ultrasound Systems, 2016 70
Figure 4: Other EU Countries Share for Ultrasound Systems, 2016 71
Figure 5: Asia-Pacific Company Share for Ultrasound Systems, 2016 72
Figure 6: South America, Middle East and Africa Company Share for Ultrasound Systems, 2016 73

Secondary Research Information is collected from a number of publicly available as well as paid databases. Public sources involve publications by different associations and governments, annual reports and statements of companies, white papers and research publications by recognized industry experts and renowned academia etc. Paid data sources include third party authentic industry databases.

Once data collection is done through secondary research, primary interviews are conducted with different stakeholders across the value chain like manufacturers, distributors, ingredient/input suppliers, end customers and other key opinion leaders of the industry. Primary research is used both to validate the data points obtained from secondary research and to fill in the data gaps after secondary research.

The market engineering phase involves analyzing the data collected, market breakdown and forecasting. Macroeconomic indicators and bottom-up and top-down approaches are used to arrive at a complete set of data points that give way to valuable qualitative and quantitative insights. Each data point is verified by the process of data triangulation to validate the numbers and arrive at close estimates.

The market engineered data is verified and validated by a number of experts, both in-house and external.

After the data is curated by the mentioned highly sophisticated process, the analysts begin to write the report. Garnering insights from data and forecasts, insights are drawn to visualize the entire ecosystem in a single report.

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